Library Assistant

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October 30, 2016

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Library Assistant Job Description

Library Technicians Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books; remove or repair damaged books; register patrons; check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who operate bookmobiles or light trucks that pull trailers to specific locations on a predetermined schedule and assist with providing services in mobile libraries.

Library Assistant Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Library Assistant is $27952 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $40836. The lowest salary reported was $18226. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Library Assistant is $13.9 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $20.31. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $9.06. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Library Assistant are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Library Assistant. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $27,673 – $59,206
Florida – $28,035 – $38,000
Georgia – $26,130 – $39,443
New Jersey – $26,500 – $33,678
North Carolina – $24,515 – $29,323
Texas – $12,080 – $31,785
Virginia – $24,490 – $31,429

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These are the highest paying cities for a Library Assistant. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Chicago, Illinois –
Atlanta, Georgia –
Los Angeles, California –
Stuart, Florida –
San Francisco, California –
Miami, Florida –
New Bern, North Carolina –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Library Assistant from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $27952 while in 2007 it was just $25922.18

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

Related Jobs

27%

73%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 27% of Library Assistants were males while 73% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Library Clerk
$15,416 – $34,085
Teacher Assistant
$14,391 – $30,862
Library Aide
$14,169 – $29,564

Future Jobs

Reference Librarian
$29,814 – $63,194
Librarian
$23,386 – $58,933
Library Technical Assistant
$18,991 – $41,058


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